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OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight

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OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#1 » by magnumt » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:16 pm

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Far cry from their WW2 & WW1 days. :lol:

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#2 » by King of Canada » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:07 pm

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#3 » by magnumt » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:16 pm

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#5 » by nykballa2k4 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:43 pm

Thought this thread would be about Chris Kaman
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#6 » by King of Canada » Fri Jan 12, 2018 11:47 pm

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Or this, which is probably a more viable defensive weapon than a ship that doesn’t float

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#7 » by thebuzzardman » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:15 am

Trump wants these people handling more of their defense?
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#8 » by CowboyBebop » Sat Jan 13, 2018 1:21 am

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Or this, which is probably a more viable defensive weapon than a ship that doesn’t float

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#9 » by gavran » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:00 am

thebuzzardman wrote:Trump wants these people handling more of their defense?

The moment when there will be need for actual defense, German engineers will get up to speed. God help us then.
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#10 » by gavran » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:14 am

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King of Canada wrote:
nykballa2k4 wrote:Thought this thread would be about Chris Kaman


Or this, which is probably a more viable defensive weapon than a ship that doesn’t float

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#11 » by knicks85 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:40 pm

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Far cry from their WW2 & WW1 days. :lol:

Could you imagine if the U.S., U.K., China, etc. had a major blunder like this for a new major Defense Project?! ;o

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#12 » by Loisl » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:57 am

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thebuzzardman wrote:Trump wants these people handling more of their defense?

The moment when there will be need for actual defense, German engineers will get up to speed. God help us then.


German engineers are still one of the best. It's always the managers and politicians with their miserable time and budget management skills. They arrange their projects way too cheap in order to get new contracts and/or approval of a parliament. They end up demanding more (tax)money. And on top of it: the results are trash. Look at the new Berlin airport "BER". Or the new Stuttgart trainstation "Stuttgart 21". Pure desasters.
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#13 » by magnumt » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:06 am

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gavran wrote:
thebuzzardman wrote:Trump wants these people handling more of their defense?

The moment when there will be need for actual defense, German engineers will get up to speed. God help us then.


German engineers are still one of the best. It's always the managers and politicians with their miserable time and budget management skills. They arrange their projects way too cheap in order to get new contracts and/or approval of a parliament. They end up demanding more (tax)money. And on top of it: the results are trash. Look at the new Berlin airport "BER". Or the new Stuttgart trainstation "Stuttgart 21". Pure desasters.


Dutch & Swiss are better IMO.

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#14 » by blueNorange » Sun Jan 14, 2018 1:17 am

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#15 » by earthmansurfer » Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:09 am

You guys just gave me lots of material for the coming week. (As I live in Germany.) Will report back. :lol:
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#16 » by gavran » Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:25 am

Loisl wrote:
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thebuzzardman wrote:Trump wants these people handling more of their defense?

The moment when there will be need for actual defense, German engineers will get up to speed. God help us then.


German engineers are still one of the best. It's always the managers and politicians with their miserable time and budget management skills. They arrange their projects way too cheap in order to get new contracts and/or approval of a parliament. They end up demanding more (tax)money. And on top of it: the results are trash. Look at the new Berlin airport "BER". Or the new Stuttgart trainstation "Stuttgart 21". Pure desasters.

You live in Berlin?
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#17 » by Loisl » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:04 pm

magnumt wrote:
Loisl wrote:
gavran wrote:The moment when there will be need for actual defense, German engineers will get up to speed. God help us then.


German engineers are still one of the best. It's always the managers and politicians with their miserable time and budget management skills. They arrange their projects way too cheap in order to get new contracts and/or approval of a parliament. They end up demanding more (tax)money. And on top of it: the results are trash. Look at the new Berlin airport "BER". Or the new Stuttgart trainstation "Stuttgart 21". Pure desasters.


Dutch & Swiss are better IMO.

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If you mean militarily, yeah, maybe. I don't know tbh. I was talking in general. But that's why I said one of the best. Not the best. :wink:
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#18 » by Loisl » Tue Jan 16, 2018 11:20 pm

gavran wrote:
Loisl wrote:
gavran wrote:The moment when there will be need for actual defense, German engineers will get up to speed. God help us then.


German engineers are still one of the best. It's always the managers and politicians with their miserable time and budget management skills. They arrange their projects way too cheap in order to get new contracts and/or approval of a parliament. They end up demanding more (tax)money. And on top of it: the results are trash. Look at the new Berlin airport "BER". Or the new Stuttgart trainstation "Stuttgart 21". Pure desasters.

You live in Berlin?


God, no. :lol:
My sister does. I'm from the south. Right between Stuttgart and Munich.

Why are you asking? Do you live there?
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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#19 » by magnumt » Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:06 am

Loisl wrote:
magnumt wrote:
Loisl wrote:
German engineers are still one of the best. It's always the managers and politicians with their miserable time and budget management skills. They arrange their projects way too cheap in order to get new contracts and/or approval of a parliament. They end up demanding more (tax)money. And on top of it: the results are trash. Look at the new Berlin airport "BER". Or the new Stuttgart trainstation "Stuttgart 21". Pure desasters.


Dutch & Swiss are better IMO.

--Mags :beer:

If you mean militarily, yeah, maybe. I don't know tbh. I was talking in general. But that's why I said one of the best. Not the best. :wink:


Meant Engineering. Dutch & Swiss are among the best Engineers in history. Nothing against Germany who are definitely been among the best (my aforementioned WW2 & WW1 references), but the marvels that have come out of Netherlands/Dutch/Swiss have been brilliant AF.

Especially of the Maritime Engineering variety. :D

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Re: OT: Germany's New 7,000 Ton Paperweight 

Post#20 » by gavran » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:31 pm

Loisl wrote:
gavran wrote:
Loisl wrote:
German engineers are still one of the best. It's always the managers and politicians with their miserable time and budget management skills. They arrange their projects way too cheap in order to get new contracts and/or approval of a parliament. They end up demanding more (tax)money. And on top of it: the results are trash. Look at the new Berlin airport "BER". Or the new Stuttgart trainstation "Stuttgart 21". Pure desasters.

You live in Berlin?


God, no. :lol:
My sister does. I'm from the south. Right between Stuttgart and Munich.

Why are you asking? Do you live there?

I wouldn't want to live among Germans if they paid me to :lol:
Joking. I have to go to Berlin for a day next week, and need to find someone how to go from Schönefeld to the center, if I didn't want to use Taxi. Though it might be you, but seems not.

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